Jaibalito

Jaibalito

How do people end up in Jaibalito, a tiny roadless village on the shores of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala? That is a question we discussed last night, my first night in this beautiful adobe home on the water. Many souls come here with the intention of passing through, a stopover on their way to see volcanoes and Mayan Ruins. Lake Atitlan has several towns scattered around it’s shores, many of...

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Day 1 of location independence! Last day of work

Day 1 of location independence! Last day of work

My last day of work started out with bang! I had an appointment at 9am with the Real Estate Lawyer to sign my home over to the new owner, who happens to be my former spouse. At 9:05, while signing papers – the lawyer stopped and said that I need to talk to the buyer. I went to work and read an email from the buyer, apologetically saying that he could not complete the purchase, he was not...

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Last Day of Work

A few years ago, I decided to change my life. When I looked around, I realized that I was doing nothing that made me feel good – everything was just crisis management, nothing done for the purpose of creating something, or living a life I love, it was all a big struggle to catch things before they fell. Everything I did was to try to make other people happy, and I was failing. I was sad,...

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